Forecast Last Updated at Sunday, May 20, 2018 at 7:04AM
Sunday will start out drier, yet still on the muggy side. Some afternoon and evening showers and storms are expected again today. The warm temperatures and muggy air hang with us through the upcoming week under a stagnate weather pattern. More scattered showers and storms are expected Wednesday ahead of a slowly moving frontal system. Friday may be the "pick of the week" as far as most dry hours and sunshine are concerned.
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Hi: 81 Lo: 63
Partly sunny; Scattered afternoon showers & thunderstorms; SW wind 5-10 mph
Hi: 80 Lo: 62
Partly sunny; Scattered showers and storms, again mainly during the afternoon and evening; SE wind around 5 mph
Hi: 79 Lo: 62
Partly sunny; Scattered PM showers and storms; SW wind 5-10 mph
Hi: 80 Lo: 63
Mostly cloudy; Showers likely, maybe a thundershower
Hi: 80 Lo: 61
Mostly cloudy; Afternoon showers and thundershowers possible
Friday - Partly sunny; Warmer; Isolated PM showers and storms possible; High in the lower 80s; Low in the lower 60s
Saturday - Partly sunny; Scattered PM showers and storms; High in the lower 80s; Low in the mid 60s
A slow moving front stretches from the Midwest into west Texas while high pressure remains anchored off the Southeastern U. S. coast. This is a typical summer-time scenario producing a warm/moist southerly flow into the region with mostly afternoon and evening showers and t-showers... which is exactly what we're expecting for the next few days under this pattern. Warm and humid air remains in place sparking the afternoon/evening activity through Tuesday.
Low pressure develops over the Upper Midwest Tuesday and moves into Canada Wednesday pulling our stagnate front through the Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic, and into the Northeast. This will give us somewhat higher coverage of daytime showers and storms for Wednesday. The front then stalls through the region Thursday, but with mostly PM showers and storms.
Friday still looks better as the front diminishes and high pressure reasserts itself along the Southeastern U. S. Afternoon and evening showers and storms remain likely through Saturday. Meanwhile, some tropical trouble may be brewing by Saturday in the Gulf of Mexico with more widespread moisture flowing into the region.
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